Travel industry courting ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ fans

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Travel industry courting ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ fans

An Indonesian beach guard holds a flag at sunset at Kuta beach, Bali, Indonesia.
Actress Julia Roberts, right, poses with ashram owner Swami Dharmdev Sept. 22, at Hari Mandir Ashram in Pataudi on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, while Roberts was shooting the movie “Eat, Pray, Love”.
In the book “Eat, Pray, Love,” author Elizabeth Gilbert writes of liking the gelato so much that she goes to this ice cream shop at San Crispino in Rome three times in one day. Fans of the book have been visiting the shop as they seek out places mentioned in the book.
Ketut Liyer, a healer in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, is pointing to a part of the book where his name is mentioned. He says he has had “hundreds” of people visit him because of it.
In the book “Eat, Pray, Love,” author Elizabeth Gilbert identifies the lake at Villa Borghes as one of her favorite fountains in Rome.
Julia Roberts in a scene from “Eat, Pray, Love.”
In the book “Eat, Pray, Love,” author Elizabeth Gilbert writes about visiting the Piazza del Popolo in Rome.

Travel industry courting ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ fans

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An Indonesian beach guard holds a flag at sunset at Kuta beach, Bali, Indonesia.
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Actress Julia Roberts, right, poses with ashram owner Swami Dharmdev Sept. 22, at Hari Mandir Ashram in Pataudi on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, while Roberts was shooting the movie “Eat, Pray, Love”.
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In the book “Eat, Pray, Love,” author Elizabeth Gilbert writes of liking the gelato so much that she goes to this ice cream shop at San Crispino in Rome three times in one day. Fans of the book have been visiting the shop as they seek out places mentioned in the book.
TRV
Ketut Liyer, a healer in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, is pointing to a part of the book where his name is mentioned. He says he has had “hundreds” of people visit him because of it.
SPF
In the book “Eat, Pray, Love,” author Elizabeth Gilbert identifies the lake at Villa Borghes as one of her favorite fountains in Rome.
SPF
Julia Roberts in a scene from “Eat, Pray, Love.”
SPF
In the book “Eat, Pray, Love,” author Elizabeth Gilbert writes about visiting the Piazza del Popolo in Rome.
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